Tag: Just bloody think about it will you?

Wisdom Of Solomon Required….

Unacceptable!* A mother who wanted to call her baby daughter Cyanide – because that was the poison that Adolf Hitler was said to have taken to kill himself – has been thwarted by leading judges in a landmark case. The…

Why Should We Let Failures Decide Policy?

Grammar schools are popular, or so the prevailing wisdom goes. Moreover, the idea that parents want selection underpins the recent flurry of pro-grammar activity around the country. But I bet the ‘Guardian’ is here to tell you why that’s not…

Must Be WAYCISM, Eh, Luvvies..?

Sophie Okonedo, who was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Hotel Rwanda, has also said that she is offered more work from the US than in the UK. In 2014, she told the Guardian: “I do notice that…

Doodle Despair At The ‘Guardian’…

Phil Hoad on the Google Doodle: It’s not just that the doodle, the corporate-branding equivalent of dress-down Friday, has that naff novelty air about it: all those cute animated Thanksgiving turkeys, faux silent films and puzzle-piece Nietzsches. Or even that,…

Those Pressing ‘Guardian’ Concerns…

London is not alone in lacking gender parity in cycling. Sustainable transport consultant Alix Stredwick quotes 2008 research by the Department for Transport showing that UK-wide, women make 27% of cycle journeys, just ahead of the US at 25%, but…

Who’s Surprised..?

Ray Woolford from Lewisham political party People Before Profit organised the pre-election Deptford Heritage Festival, charging £25 for a four-day ticket and promising seven stages plus mystery celebrity performers who never materialised. It is claimed that many of the events…